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    It says:


    "12th SS-Panzer Division
    '
    Hitlerjugend'
    SS Welfare Officer

    Berlin-Lichterfelde, 22 September 1944


    File ref.: Gef. 12 / A 257/Gu./We.
    Re: Your fallen husband.


    To
    Mrs. Herta Drebert
    Großschweidnitz/Saxony


    Dear Mrs. Drebert!

    The 12th SS-Panzer Division '
    Hitlerjugend' - SS Welfare Officer - informs you that your fallen husband, SS-Hauptscharführer Ernst Drebert, born 7 Aug. 1914, has been promoted to

    SS-Obersturmführer of the Waffen-SS Reserves

    effective 1 June 1944.

    Your husband's loyal and selfless efforts find recognition in this promotion.

    The 12th SS-Panzer Division '
    Hitlerjugend' - SS Welfare Officer - wishes you well for the future.

    Heil Hitler!

    Your [signed]

    SS-Untersturmführer"


    Ernst Drebert was the platoon leader of the III. Platoon, 8th Company of SS-Panzer Regiment 12. He was KIA on 10 June 1944 and lies buried at the La Cambe military cemetery in France.

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    Thank you HPL Your insight is appreciated.

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